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May 2018 Archives

Characteristics that demonstrate potential in a start-up company

Start-up companies are all the rage and with each new innovation, a wave of excitement intrigues money-hungry investors in Minnesota. So, the question is, what are these investors interested in? Are there certain qualities that demonstrate potential? Investors often go to great lengths to understand a company's vision and future before agreeing to any sort of funding. When start-up companies are aware of the characteristics that are sought by financial partners, they may be able to more effectively market themselves as a promising opportunity. 

A closer look at common regulatory compliance violations

For many business owners in Minnesota, one of their highest priorities is ensuring that their employees stay safe and have the proper tools and resources to do their jobs. Often, to guarantee that policies are adhered to, organizational leaders develop and enforce protocols designed to provide order and optimize function. If such rules are violated by employees or by the company as a whole, anyone who is involved could be at risk of legal consequences for failing to comply with regulatory standards.

Evidence

"They don't have any evidence that this happened." That is what you are reading in the news as a defense to the assertions of sexual misconduct. What is meant is that the statement against me is not credible. Evidence in a court of law can take many forms. It might be writings, photographs, charts, or even ledgers from a business. It can include ancient documents and government records. But evidence also includes a statement of a witness.

What can you do to guard your business against a lawsuit?

As you prepare to open your business in Minnesota, you may have some anxiety about the threats that could cause failure. Sure, there's always that fear that your product or service will not catch on, or that competition will drive you out of business. There is high demand for your unique product, though, and you have a sound business plan and plenty of capital. But what about litigation? 

Pitfalls of printable online will forms

You have taken an inventory of your Minnesota assets, made an agreement with a guardian for your children, and downloaded a will on your computer. As you fill in the blanks, you may be pleased with how easy it all is. However, at Dunlap & Seeger, P.A., we have often seen such documents create more problems than they solve.

What's the best way to split your assets unequally between heirs?

One of your children has a thriving career in Minnesota, but the other is struggling to make ends meet. However, the child with fewer resources frequently spends time with you and is attentive to your needs, and since your spouse died, that attention has made a world of difference. You feel like leaving that child more of your assets is fair. But can you do it in a way that keeps your wishes from being challenged once you are gone and can't defend them?

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